Carreño

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Carreño
Municipality
View over Candás
View over Candás
Flag of Carreño
Flag
Coat of arms of Carreño
Coat of arms
Location of Carreño
Location of Carreño
Carreño is located in Spain
Carreño
Carreño
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 43°32′55″N 5°47′23″W / 43.54861°N 5.78972°W / 43.54861; -5.78972
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Asturias
Province Asturias
Comarca Gijón
Capital Candás
Government
 • Alcalde Manuel Ángel Riego (PSOE)
Area
 • Total 66.70 km2 (25.75 sq mi)
Elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population
 • Total 10,833
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 33430
Official language(s) Asturian
Website Official website

Carreño is a municipality in the Autonomous Community of the Principality of Asturias, Spain. It is bordered by Corvera de Asturias on the west, Gozón on the north, the Cantabrian Sea on the north and east, and Gijón on the east and south. Its capital is Candás.

History[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1842 4,982 —    
1860 6,052 +1.09%
1877 6,271 +0.21%
1887 7,091 +1.24%
1900 7,533 +0.47%
1910 8,962 +1.75%
1920 8,876 −0.10%
1930 10,256 +1.46%
1940 10,009 −0.24%
1950 9,931 −0.08%
1960 11,128 +1.14%
1970 11,529 +0.35%
1980 11,470 −0.05%
1990 11,009 −0.41%
2000 10,557 −0.42%
2001 10,567 +0.09%
2002 10,527 −0.38%
2003 10,431 −0.91%
2004 10,435 +0.04%
2005 10,716 +2.69%
2006 10,842 +1.18%
2007 10,826 −0.15%
Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística de España

Almost everywhere in Asturias, of course also in Carreño, artifacts from Neolithicum were found. Also the Tumulus, Dolmen and Hill forts in the region shows the 100,000 year old avaluation.

Parishes[edit]

Parroquias Map

(The number preceding the name refers to its location on the parroquias map)

  1. Candás (Capital)
  2. Perlora
  3. Albandi
  4. Carrió
  5. Pervera (Asturian: Prevera)
  6. Prendes (Asturian: Priendes)
  7. Piedeloro (Asturian: Pieloro)
  8. Logrezana (Asturian: Llorgozana)
  9. Guimarán
  10. El Valle
  11. Ambás
  12. Tamón

Politics[edit]

PSOE PP UICA IU-BA URAS Andere Total
1999 7 4 _ 3 3 0 17
2003 5 3 4 3 1 1 17
2007 6 4 3 2 1 1 17
Source: El País

Culture[edit]

  • church La iglesia de San Félix built under Fruela II in the 9th century
  • church La iglesia de Santa María de Logrezana finished in the 19th century.
  • church La iglesia de Santa María de Piedeloro built in the 13th century
  • Parish church La iglesia parroquial de Ambás from the 18th century
  • Hermitage La ermita de San Antonio from the 16th century
  • Palace El palacio de Estrada Mora from the 16th century
Faro de Candás

Notable people[edit]

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